An application that is accessed online, within a webpage. Since 12.10 Ubuntu is capable of integrating them with Unity desktop.

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How to Remove Webbrowser Without Uninstalling Unity Webapps?

I want to save disk space by removing unwanted applications such as webbrowser(I use firefox). however, after sudo apt-get uninstalling or purging I can't open unity tweak tool, and by reinstalling ...
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Ubuntu webapp-container doesn't allow using different input source

I've created a .desktop file for accessing web-based version of wechat , specifically file is ~/.local/share/applications/wechat.desktop , with the following contents. [Desktop Entry] Name=WeChat ...
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Telegram channels on Ubuntu touch (App and Scope) with OTA-11

How can i see Telegram channels in the Telegram App for ubuntu-touch or in the Telegram Scope for this Operating System? E.g. They don't appear there in a Meizu Pro5 mobile with OTA-11.
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How to create snappy nodejs web application

Currently I'm working on IoT project, and we decided to use Beagle Bone Black. Original BBB OS use too much space and RAM so we googled and found Snappy Ubuntu Core as a perfect solution. Problem is ...
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How to check if Unity web apps for gmail (or other) is installed?

I'm trying to integrate gmail with my Ubuntu desktop, recently upgraded to version 14.04, but I don't remember if i have previously accepted to integrate gmail with the desktop. How can I check this? ...
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Installing the Tomcat7 examples webapp on Ubuntu 12.04

I used the sudo apt-get install tomcat7-examples. They were installed in /usr/share/tomcat7-examples/examples directory. Tomcat could not locate them from the URL : 127.0.0.1:8080/examples/ ...
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Copying files to var/lib/tomcat7/webapps/ROOT

I have installed a web app in var/lib/tomcat7/webapps/ROOT that runs using tomcat7. When i check the file permissions,i see that they are owned by tomcat7 How can i copy a file inside ROOT and make ...
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Force Epiphany to open links in default browser

I use Firefox as my default browser and I started using Epiphany for web apps (I use it fox google inbox) as I prefer it as a separate window with it's own icon. What I don't like about it is that ...
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twitter unity webapp has mobile view

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and installed the unity webapp for twitter. But I only get mobile view of the twitter client How can I change this back to the desktop view as it was before on ...
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A telegram.me link seems not working on Ubuntu phone

I'm not able to add a telegram.me link (already opened on browser). I tap on the proposed link but nothing happen (except a fast browser loading bar appearance that bring me back to the previous ...
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Why does webapp page open in external browser instead of the app itself?

I have been creating a few webapps for Ubuntu Touch, but in some cases run into an issue where the webapp redirects to the browser-app after logging in. I am mostly using this line of code in the SDK: ...
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Stop sleep in Ubuntu Touch webapp

How can I configure my webapp so the screen won't go to sleep when the app is open? This would be useful for the youtube webapp
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Do Unity Web Apps No longer Intergrate Into the HUD?

Do unity-web-apps no longer integrate into the HUD (x) and into the desktop (x)? I haven't used unity-web-apps since 12.04, and I do not know if it is simply not working or if this is a feature that ...
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Why cant I install brightness-controller

I have been having problems with adjusting the brightness.....it is at max (when I look at it, it is at max in the settings. By the way, I cant control it at all with the keyboard combination.) I ...
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Unable to install unity-webapps in ubuntu 16.04

I'm unable to install unity-webapps after upgrading to 16.04. All began as tweak unity was not launching. Now i'm unable to install it from synaptic package manager also as its indicating broken ...
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How can I remove web-apps?

How can I remove web-apps? (Not the whole feature, but certain web-apps)
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Is it correct to make WebApps for Ubuntu Desktop 14.04+ with “webapp-container”?

I'm trying to make a simple webapp for Ubuntu Desktop only (Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04). To do it, I've made a .desktop file with the following "Exec" line: Exec=webapp-container --enable-back-forward --...
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Change default webapp browser

In its current state, using the Ubuntu Browser app I can't copy or paste. App won't remember the default size each time I open it, and I get graphical artifacts (lines, etc.) on my screen each session....
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Prevent web apps from using browser?

So I've been "developing" web apps for Ubuntu mobile devices using the Web App Generator and all seems to be going well... But some - not all - of my web apps move over to the browser when a link is ...
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Reinstalling the El Pais scope on Ubuntu phone

The other day I was cleaning my Ubuntu phone from apps that had been installed by default and I didn't want. I uninstalled El Pais thinking it was a webapp not related to the scope, which I find way ...
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How can I implement location sharing into a webapp

I would like to know, how I need to edit the click webapp packages generated by the ubuntu webapp generator (https://developer.ubuntu.com/webapp-generator/) so that it is possible to allow websites to ...
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Webapp-container touch-events

I just discovered the webapp-container on Ubuntu and it's really awesome. I'm about to create a fullscreen kiosk web app for public enviroment on touch screens. Can webapp-container handle swipe ...
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Remove Chrome shortcuts from app menu

Anyone knows how to remove "web apps" I made in Chrome using menu => extra => create shortcuts (no real Chrome apps) from the app menu in Ubuntu? When right-clicking on a normal app (Thunderbird in ...
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Where are webapps in Ubuntu 15.10

I just read this blogpost: http://www.howtogeek.com/119560/how-to-install-and-use-ubuntus-new-web-apps-feature/ I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and I tried to install as stated in the link, but sudo apt-...
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Can I run Android, Mac or Windows apps on Ubuntu Phone?

My situation is quite special, I like to buy an Ubuntu Phone for more safety and for having an open source OS. But I'm deaf and I need a special app for being able to telephone with a sign-language ...
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Shema missing com.canonical.unity.webapps

My unity tweak tool (ubuntu 15.10) stopped working after the last autoremove. Other articles suggest to run sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-service or sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-common. ...
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How to get back unity webapps to firefox integration?

I can't believe that there was not a question or open issue for this before. I've recently installed ubuntu 14.04 along with my favourite webapps; and I, unfortunately, realised that they're not ...
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License rights on creating WebApps

I'm going to create some webapps for the Ubuntu Touch system. I just started by using the Ubuntu webapp-Creator. My Webapps are based on some .de and .com Homepages, which I am using very often. The ...
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How do I download an app that was created with “quickly release” from “launchpad.net” to a phone?

I made a very basic app and using the command "quickly release" a file "training_16.01.9.tar.gz" on my launchpad.net page appears. I just followed instructions like a lamb to make this happen so I ...
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How to run Thunderbird in the background?

I want to get instant notifications for new emails and I don't want to install and configure an extra program for that. Thunderbird shows notifications, so does Gmail webapp. But both of them work ...
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How do I setup apache to only allow local devices to connect to my website/app?

Hey guys I'm really new to this please forgive me if I butcher all the terminology. I've managed to get a lamp-server running for my small business and have created a small webapp that runs on the ...
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Is there a simple way to add an url as launcher on Ubuntu Touch?

Right now, if one wants to gain quick access to a webpage on Ubuntu Touch devices, the best way is to create a simple webapp, using Ubuntu SDK or w/e. I'm wondering if anyone knows of a way to add an ...
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How can I let Unity WebApps always run in Chromium?

Under Ubuntu 12.10, whenever I visit a new domain in Chromium, a bar appears at the top of the window saying Unity WebApps needs your permission to run. [Always run on this site] [Run this time]. I ...
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Why does “apt-get autoremove” removes packages that are still used by programms?

I mostly install my software via apt-get. From time to time apt-get tells me to use autoremove to install "unused packages". But it removes for example webapps-common which is used by the ubuntu ...
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Webapp installation incomplete in ubuntu touch

I published a little webapp for ubuntu touch: search.ch But for some reason the installation does not complete. You can start the app, but inside the store the app seems not to be installed. In the ...
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R/Shiny WebApp logs, running in shell (Ubuntu crontab)

I'm running, using crontab, an R/Shiny WebApp. The crontab expression looks like this: @reboot R -e 'shiny::runApp(...)' | tee /var/log/shiny-server.log I've also tried @reboot R -e 'shiny::runApp(...
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Web IDE that has a Linux compiler?

Is there a web IDE that has a Linux compiler (virtual Linux compiler) with Python support? I've created a Python application that uses GTK and Linux modules such as os.system and gtk. I need to ...
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Converting website into Ubuntu webapp

I have to converted my website into an Ubuntu webapp. I converted using SDK. Now, how to run it without publishing and without SDK on other PC?
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Empty whoami in subshell

I have a webapp (nginx, gunicorn, python) that receives git post hooks and triggers a command line tool (ruby, capistrano). Everything is run via a user named deployer. The command line tool runs very ...
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Can't get Grooveshark WebApp to work

I just upgrade to 12.10 and I was thrill to use WebApps, specially Grooveshark's. So I went to the website, click "Integrate" and... nothing. No icon on my dash, no controls on my sound ...
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Here Maps on Ubuntu touch only displays a blank screen

After using "Here Maps" on Ubuntu touch for a while, the app started to have a problem starting. Instead of showing me the user interface, I was presented with nothing but a white screen and a loading ...
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How to uninstall apps installed through Firefox Marketplace?

In Firefox 35, there is menu called "Apps" that allows to install "firefox apps" through Firefox Marketplace. I installed an app but now I can't find how to remove it! Is there an obvious way that I ...
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How can I change the Google Chrome webapp icon?

So I've got the AskUbuntu chatroom (I'm just using this as an example, I've got other webapps that I've got the same issue with) saved as a "Application Shortcut" in Chromium, and the icon is really (...
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What steps are needed to start angular.js in ubuntu?

I am a newbie in webapp development and Ibuntu. I tried to use yeoman to start angularjs. After I follow 3 step to use yeoman to start angular in this web: http://yeoman.io/codelab/review-generated-...
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How to get calendar notifications using Microsoft Office 365 webapp?

My company recently made a switch to using Microsoft Office 365. As I am one of the Ubuntu users, I am trying to setup a workflow with its calendar. I want: get reminder notifications for upcoming ...
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Websites turn white in Ubuntu phone browser and webapps

I often experience that websites turn completely blank when using the browser or webapps on my Ubuntu phone. Sometimes it helps to restart the app but not always. Does someone know what is causing ...
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Don't understand how to use sudo chown

I tried to install Angular.js in ubuntu, but I get stuck because I cannot run 'yo angular' because this file is locked and I am not the owner. After I looking for how to solve this problem, I found in ...
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How do I use the “web browser app”?

There is an extra browser in ubuntu 14.04 other than Firefox, "the browser app" which looks like a mobile browser. It also has an earth shaped icon.It is not like a traditional browser. I know we ...
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Ubuntu Touch webapp icon

Why not change my webapp icon for 'ubuntu-touch' after updating? Apparently it is properly updated in the app store, but when I install it, no. I've created the icon following this guide >> https://...
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How to uninstall GMail webapp?

I want to uninstall the GMail webapp, and I tried both the ways given in this question, yet still I'm unable to. When I searched the Software Centre for unity-webapps-gmail, I saw that it wasn't ...